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1. veto

noun. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] a vote that blocks a decision.

Synonyms

  • balloting
  • vote
  • pocket veto
  • ballot

Antonyms

  • free
  • unbar
  • unfasten
  • inaccessibility

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Words that Rhyme with Veto

  • hirohito
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  • akihito
  • benito
  • koito
  • quito
  • ito

Example sentences of the word veto


1. Verb, base form
For example, you might ask for the president to sign or veto a specific law.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Upon receiving legislation from Congress, the president can either sign it into law or veto it.

2. veto

verb. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] command against.

Synonyms

  • bar
  • criminalise
  • criminalize
  • illegalize
  • command
  • interdict
  • prohibit
  • enjoin
  • illegalise
  • debar
  • forbid
  • proscribe
  • nix
  • require
  • exclude
  • outlaw
  • disallow

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

3. veto

verb. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent.

Synonyms

  • blackball
  • contradict
  • vote
  • vote down
  • negative
  • vote out
  • kill
  • defeat
  • controvert
  • shoot down

Antonyms

  • communicate
  • admit
  • let
  • include

4. veto

noun. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature).

Synonyms

  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • unavailability
  • unskillfulness
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